Play it Presto, Maestro!

The history of the symphony orchestra in an hour

The entire history of the symphony orchestra in just one hour! An on-the-fly refresher course in how the largest and most magnificent musical schema the world has ever seen emerged and developed, both numerically and sonically. Texts and slides cover some 400 years of musical creativity, while extracts from representative works illustrate how the symphonic repertoire shaped the development and composition of the orchestra.

Sun., 7 May. 2017 10:30

Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall

Christos Lambrakis Hall
Iris Louka, production and texts
Makis Papadimitriou, narrator
Giannos Perlegas, narrator
Elisa Gogou

Works by:
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Antonio Vivaldi
Johann Sebastian Bach
Josef Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Franz Schubert
Johannes Brahms
Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky
Gustav Mahler
Richard Strauss
Dmitri Shostakovich


14€ (general admission), 8€ (children, students, young people under 25, companions of children under 15)